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Wolff: ‘Big scars’ made Lewis Hamilton a better racer

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has praised Sir Lewis Hamilton for overcoming several hardships in his life on his way to Formula 1, and believes that they have shaped the racer he is today. Hamilton has previously detailed the racist abuse he and his father Antony received at go-kart tracks when the Briton was young, and he launched the Hamilton Commission in 2020 in a bid to increase diversity in motorsport. Buy an F1 TV Pro subscription to watch live races Following findings that only one percent of all employees in Formula 1 are black, Hamilton teamed up with Mercedes’ partner Ignite in a bid to promote diversity in the sport. “Diverse workforces are not only more successful but...
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